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# 96654 1-Feb-2012 13:48
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I belive the service or frequency of STRATOS is now offline, It will be a while till a new channel will load up a test signal. anyone else now have Stratos on the Freeview EPG? I have a non-approved scanner. 




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  # 575909 1-Feb-2012 14:46
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STRATOS ceased broadcasting late last year. If you liked the channel and want to see it back, go and sign their online petition: http://www.stratostv.co.nz/



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  # 575919 1-Feb-2012 15:02
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Yeah I knew all that, Freeview updated its EPG last year "Startos has now ceased broadcasting go to...." now all its data is cleared ready for the new channel, cannot wait for it!




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  # 575945 1-Feb-2012 15:41
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Why does everyone think that there is another channel waiting to start up on Stratos' frequency? What if there isn't? I know that tv9 is starting up on FreeviewHD.




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  # 575971 1-Feb-2012 16:37
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naggyman: Why does everyone think that there is another channel waiting to start up on Stratos' frequency? What if there isn't? I know that tv9 is starting up on FreeviewHD.


Already on in some regions (IE CHCH)

Which of course is CCTV9.. OK if you like 50/50 english/mandirin

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  # 575990 1-Feb-2012 17:06
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sadly it looks like tv9 is side stepping some of the new HD areas.  JDA did not even know tv9 was going live today



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  # 575996 1-Feb-2012 17:09
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alienwithin: sadly it looks like tv9 is side stepping some of the new HD areas.  JDA did not even know tv9 was going live today


Really?  




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  # 575998 1-Feb-2012 17:11
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Here in Wairarapa our TiVo is showing TV9 up, but the channel won't load.




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  # 576001 1-Feb-2012 17:18
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tv9 is only in the following areas

Auckland, Waikato, Wellington, Palmerston North, Napier, Hastings, Bay of Plenty, Christchurch
and Dunedin.




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  # 576019 1-Feb-2012 18:19
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naggyman: Here in Wairarapa our TiVo is showing TV9 up, but the channel won't load.


Yeah, I think Tivo can get hidden channels  




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  # 576229 2-Feb-2012 10:58
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tivo can get channels that are set aside but not broadcasting, but so can the dishtv, both pick up 15 channels, of which we only get 11.

sad news for those of us in the new HD areas, wrote tv9.  really suxs to be in the new HD area's.

Hi there,

Thanks for your email.

Sorry, due to a couple of different reasons & difficulties, it seems like we don’t have any plan in the near future to extend the coverage of TV9.

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